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WHO is Progressive Training?

We are a health and fitness company based in Tauranga focused on exercise nutrition and lifestyle change.

WHY do you do it?

We have seen the many negative health statistics not only for New Zealand but throughout the world and, in short, we want to save lives!

We want ENTIRE families and communities working together to enhance their own wellbeing.

HOW will you achieve this?

We believe we can achieve this by education on how to carry out safe physical activity and how to improve quality living which will empower individuals to inspire and lead those who surround them.

WHAT services do you provide?

We provide the following solutions to your health and fitness.

  • Personal Training
  • Group Fitness
  • Public Seminars
  • Exercise and Nutrition Planning
  • Sport Specific Training
  • Private Consultation
  • Community Intiatives

WHERE do you do it?

We currently operate out of 21 Alach Street, Greerton, Tauranga New Zealand.

Our KOHAFIT Programme  runs from locations around the region.

If there is a location you prefer for us to carry out a service, let us know!

Contact us

Meet The Team


Benjamin Gemmell Progressive Training at a stony beach in New Zealand


Benjamin’s love for health and fitness is his driving force behind his wealth of knowledge and experience which began with his tertiary study straight after college over ten years ago. 

His passion motivated him to gain experience in fitness centres around New Zealand and the World on cruise liners and the completion of his degree in Sport and Recreation. These equipped Benjamin to deliver lifestyle support in all areas of exercise and nutrition from fat loss and muscle gain, to sport and competition preparation.

His education has helped countless people achieve results through proven scientific training methods for safe and effective exercise advice. His experience has taught him that each person is unique and needs a customised strategy to achieve life changing success.

Now at the high point of his personal training career, Benjamin looks to work alongside other health professionals to be able to provide a wraparound service for the wellbeing of his clients.


Sharai Gemmell Progressive Training at a stone beach in New Zealand

Sharai has had extensive experience working in administration and then moving into a career change she followed her passion of helping others. This led her to complete a degree in Appliced Social Sciences and saw her work alongside youth.

Now, choosing to care for their young son, Sharai devotes her time to her family and Progressive Training.